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Total investments 80
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 75
Rounds per year 4.44
Lead investments 49
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 25
Key employees 65
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Energy
  • Information Technology
  • Education

In 2004 was created Actis, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. When the investment is from Actis the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this Actis performs on 3 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 55 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

Besides them, we counted 65 critical employees of this fund in our database.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Food and Beverage, Energy. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline National Stock Exchange, Pine Labs, Chayora Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Actis, startups are often financed by Cisco, TLcom Capital Partners, Standard Chartered Bank. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The Carlyle Group, Sequoia Capital, Prax Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by The Carlyle Group, General Atlantic, GTI Capital Group.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Omega Geração

Renewable Energy
$146M27 Jun 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Data Center
Information Technology
IT Infrastructure
$180M15 Oct 2019 Hong Kong


$17M10 Sep 2018 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Profectus Capital

Financial Services
Small and Medium Businesses
$220M30 May 2018 Maharashtra

Pine Labs

Financial Services
Information Technology
$22M13 Mar 2018 Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Jabi Lake Mall

Shopping Mall
07 Apr 2017 Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

GHL Systems Berhad

Financial Services
Point of Sale
31 Mar 2017 Kuala Lumpur

Sprng Energy

Renewable Energy
$384M01 Mar 2017 Maharashtra

Medis Group

02 Sep 2016 Nabeul, Tunisia


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